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Position Title:Aquatics Specialist I - Lifeguard, Swim Instructor Aide
Reference Number:17.251
Division:General Staffing
Contact Name:Human Resources
Contact Email:recruitment@roseville.ca.us
Contact Phone:916-774-5475
Contact Fax:916-774-5350
Position Description:SALARY: $10.65 to $12.95 hourly

FINAL FILING DATE: We are accepting the first 50 qualified applications or closing at 5 pm, August 3, 2017; whichever occurs first. PERS retired annuitants are not eligible to apply.

IT IS MANDATORY THAT YOU COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE. YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE ALL NECESSARY INFORMATION.

THE POSITION
The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the temporary and part-time position of Aquatics Specialist I in the Parks, Recreation & Libraries Department. The normal work schedule will be: January through December, Sunday through Saturday, up to 25 hours per week.

The City of Roseville promotes a no smoking atmosphere.

DEFINITION
To perform a variety of duties related to provide swimming instruction and lifeguard duties.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Maintain constant surveillance as assigned to safeguard swimmers from drowning and other accidents.
• Assist in conducting classes at all participant skill levels (beginning through advanced) and supervise the conduct of swimmers in City pools in order to maintain a safe environment.
• Maintain discipline and orderly conduct among patrons and enforce all pertinent City pool rules and regulations.
• Promote and enforce water safety procedures; effective swimming rescues; render first aid and CPR as required.
• Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees, and the public using principles of good customer service.
• Perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of:


• Principles and techniques of swimming instruction appropriate for various age groups.
• Principles and practices of water safety and swimming rescue techniques.
• Proper stroke mechanics.
• Principles and techniques of first aid and CPR.
• Practices and methods of public relations and customer service; techniques and principles of effective interpersonal communication.

Ability to:

• On a continuous basis, know and understand operations and observe safety rules; walk; swim with proficiency and endurance; render life saving measures; interpret policies and procedures, and explain operations and problem solve issues for the public and with staff.
• Intermittently set up booths, hang banners, move tables and carry supplies; lift or carry weight of 45 pounds or less.
• Prevent accidents and conduct effective rescues.
• Understand and translate City policies and practices into everyday working practices; make sound decisions with solid problem solving methods.
• Respond to emergency situations in a calm and effective manner; administer first aid and CPR.
• Work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.
• Understand and carry out written and oral directions.
• Communicate tactfully with customers.
• Communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Promote and enforce safety procedures including proper use of equipment.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Experience and Training

Experience:

• None required.

Training:

• Equivalent to completion of the tenth (10th) grade or fifteen (15) years of age.

License or Certificate

• Possession of a current American Red Cross Lifeguard Training certificate upon date of appointment.
• Possession of a current American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certificate upon date of appointment.
• Possession of a current American Red Cross Title 22 First Aid for Public Personnel certificate upon date of appointment.
• Possession of a current American Red Cross Administering Emergency Oxygen certificate by date of appointment.
• Possession of a current Roseville Swim Instructor I (RSI I) certificate is desired.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE

1. If hired by the City of Roseville, you would need to be available to work swim lessons. Which days and times work best for you? Check all that apply.

Mondays/Wednesdays, 3:45pm-6:45pm
Tuesdays/Thursdays, 3:45pm -6:45pm
Saturdays, 9:45am-12:15pm

2. All mandatory staff trainings are held on Sunday mornings. Would you be able to attend?

Yes
No

3. Qualifying applicants may be invited to an assessment held on August 6th, 9am-11am at the Roseville Aquatics Complex. Would you be able to attend?

Yes
No

4. This position requires candidates to have the equivalent to the completion of the tenth (10th) grade or be at least fifteen (15) years of age. Do you meet this requirement?

Yes
No

SELECTION PROCESS
Applications will be screened by the Human Resources Department for minimum qualifications. Qualifying applicants may be contacted by the Department to interview. Final appointment is contingent upon a check of past employment references, passing a City-paid fingerprint check and depending on position applied for a pre-employment medical exam and a drug and alcohol screening test.

THE CITY OF ROSEVILLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION DUE TO A DISABILITY, PLEASE CONTACT THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT LEAST 5 WORKING DAYS BEFORE A SCHEDULED INTERVIEW/EXAMINATION PROCESS. MEDICAL DISABILITY VERIFICATION MAY BE REQUIRED PRIOR TO ACCOMMODATION.
Job Status:Temporary / Seasonal, Hourly
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